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How to Discuss Cremation Options with Families

May 14, 2021 by Brent Thomas
Cremation, Featured

We all know that cremation rates are rising. According to CANA’s industry statistical information, the cremation rate is projected to be 60.7% in 2024. Although this number will vary by service area, the percentage of people who choose cremation is expected to continue to increase overall.

As more families are selecting this option, funeral professionals need to be prepared to answer their questions and help them plan meaningful and memorable funeral services. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you work to provide the best possible experience.

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What Families Who Choose Cremation Services Want You to Know

January 19, 2016 by Alyssa McNab

Think about the most recent positive experience you had with a service provider. Most likely, your experience was notable because the people you worked with made an effort to understand your preferences and then used their own expertise to offer reliable suggestions about how they could accommodate your choices.

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Memorial Service Ideas for Families who Choose Cremation

July 2, 2015 by Alyssa McNab
Cremation, Featured

People who choose cremation do so for a variety of reasons — including the fact that others in their family have been cremated or the desire for an environmentally friendly option. But what doesn’t change when a family chooses cremation is their wish to plan a meaningful, memorable service.

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